substantially Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “substantially” in the English Dictionary

"substantially" in British English

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substantiallyadverb

uk   us   /səbˈstæn.ʃəl.i/

substantially adverb (LARGE)

C1 to a ​largedegree: The new ​rules will substantially ​change how we do things.
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substantially adverb (GENERAL)

generally: This ​model has ​leatherseats, but the two ​cars are substantially the same.
(Definition of substantially from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"substantially" in American English

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substantiallyadverb

 us   /səbˈstæn·ʃə·li/
to a ​largedegree: Serious ​crime is down substantially.
(Definition of substantially from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"substantially" in Business English

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substantiallyadverb

uk   us   /səbˈstænʃəli/
to a large degree: substantially less/moresubstantially above/below sth The ​board will ​rejectbids substantially above its $15 ​pershareoffer.substantially different/the same The ​product is not substantially different from previous ​models.substantially better/higher/lower Taxes on cigarettes are substantially ​higher than in ​Europe.increase/rise substantially The ​companysales and ​profits had ​increased substantially.
(Definition of substantially from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “substantially”
in Arabic جَوهرِيّا…
in Korean 상당하게…
in Portuguese substancialmente, consideravelemente…
in Catalan substancialment…
in Japanese かなり, 相当…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大, 在很大程度上…
in Turkish büyük miktarda önemli derecede…
in Russian значительно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大, 在很大程度上…
in Italian sostanzialmente…
in Polish znacznie…
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